The bank robber known as the “Snowboarder Bandit,” who was already sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for bank heists in Riverside County, was given two more years for 10 bank robberies in Orange County.
A bank robber dubbed the “Button-down Bandit” is wanted in connection with four Southern California heists over the past four weeks.
Authorities on Friday asked for the public’s help in identifying the “Desperate Bandit” suspected in at least seven Southern California bank hold-ups.
The “Plain Jane” bandit, who is accused of holding up seven banks in Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties, robbed a bank in Downey on Monday.
Felony robbery and burglary charges were filed Wednesday against the alleged “snowboarder bandit,” who is suspected in three Coachella Valley bank robberies.
A parolee accused of robbing five banks and leading police on a chase while fleeing the latest robbery is scheduled to appear in court Thursday.
The so-called “Snowboarder Bandit” may have struck again, after a man fitting the serial bank robber’s description robbed a Chase bank in Orange County.
BanThe FBI says bank robberies have significantly dropped in Southern California, thanks to closer cooperation among law enforcement agencies, better security measures at banks and more media coverage.
The FBI offered a $10,000 reward Tuesday for information leading to the conviction of the so-called Market Duo bandits, who are suspected of robbing four bank branches inside Orange County grocery stores since October.
The FBI is on the hunt for a pair of bank robbers who are behind a string of recent holdups in Orange County. The “Market Duo Bandits” target supermarkets that have bank branches inside.
The hunt is on for a bank robber believed to be responsible for recent Bank of America holdups in the cities of West Covina and West Hollywood. In both instances, a device resembling a homemade bomb was left behind.
Authorities say they have arrested the so-called Tri-Cities Bandit after he allegedly robbed a tenth bank in Southern California.
Authorities say a 46-year-old man suspected of robbing two banks in San Bernardino County is under arrest.
A bank robber’s prominent ears may get him collared by the FBI.
L.A. County deputies arrested Steven Gary Platis, who got the nickname because of his receding hairline, at a high desert Hesperia home yesterday.